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The Case of Tracy Lynn Latimer

- • Cerebral palsy is a disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture that is caused by an insult to the immature, developing brain, most often before birth ( http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cerebral-palsy) • Terminal Illness- A medical condition which is expected to result in a person's death within six (6) months; no recovery expected ( http://www.cerebral-palsy-injury.com/terminal_illness.html) According to the case study published in Contemporary Moral Problems ,Problem Case #2 pg 188-189 , Tracy suffered with cerebral palsy as well as having been a quadriplegic and semi bedridden by the time that she was 12 years old....   [tags: Cerebral palsy]

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Eat That Frog By Brian Tracy

- For this book report I chose to read “Eat That Frog” by Brian Tracy. This book was a compilation of techniques and ideas of how to deal with time management and be personally productive. This book is very information and gives clear ways of how to overcome procrastination and how to get work done to prevent it from all creeping up on you at once. This book is very helpful and written in a simple way to help the readers get a good understanding on the importance of being effective so that we can achieve our goals....   [tags: Management, Procrastination, Time management]

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Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder

- There are people existing among us with a special trait or characteristic that makes them stand out above the masses. They are “heroes” in a sense, who perform great acts of sacrifice and promote hope when it seems that the last drop of faith has evaporated from one’s soul. These individuals remind us of saints who walked before us, healing and caring for the sick and destitute when no other man dared. Author, Tracy Kidder (2004), brings to the forefront the noble deeds of a modern day saint, Paul Farmer, through his writing in Mountains Beyond Mountains....   [tags: Mountains Beyond Mountains Essays]

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The Career Services Center With Tracy Flynn Bowe

- October 18, 2016 the Career Services Center collaborated with Tracy Flynn Bowe from New Directions to bring SCSU What Color Is Your Personality. The lively event was held at 12:30pm in the Cascade Ballroom, located in the Atwood Memorial Center. The purpose of the event was to gain more self-awareness and embrace our personalities. It was an informative, exuberant, entertaining seminar that was worth attending. It jumpstarted the catalyst to start becoming more aware of who we are and our personal traits....   [tags: Psychology, Person, Decision making]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Highland Surrender ' By Tracy Brogan

- Everyone dreams of finding true love, let it be love at first sight, or the love you have to fight tooth and nail for. Love worth fighting for is hard to find, so people escape into different worlds, created by different people. In Highland Surrender by Tracy Brogan, readers can escape into the world of Fiona Sinclair and Myles Campbell, two young Scots living in the Scottish Highlands. Ever since Fiona was a young girl, she was raised to despise the Campbells because Cedric Campbell has been accused of murdering Fiona’s mother....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Family, Novel]

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Analysis of Tracy K. Smith´s Life on Mars

- Tracy K. Smith’s “Life on Mars” is a collection of poetry dealing mainly in the search for a sense of purpose and the nature of people. The books is something of an elegy as a whole with many poems pertaining to death and the author’s struggle with the loss of her father. The poems are at once poignant and gentle in tone and leave questions than can only be answered in multiple readings. The book is segmented in four parts that travel through different topics and types of poetry. The mood ranges from passionate accounts of Orwellian politics to soft recollections of a lovers embrace; throughout the book Smith brings in references to pop culture, science, and technology that incorporate seaml...   [tags: poetry, sense, purpose, nature, death, loss]

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Domestic Violence: The Tracy Thurman Story

- There is one particular case that stands out in my mind when I think of domestic violence. The Tracy Thurman Story. Tracy Thurman was a Connecticut housewife. She suffered a horrendous abuse at the hands of her husband. As the days got older so did the beatings and was more horrified each day. When Buck and Tracy got involved she realized that he had a gambling problem. She had confronted him about him losing money while gambling in front of his friends. Buck became furious and punched the door working his way around Tracy....   [tags: Violence Against Women Essays]

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Girl With A Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

- Girl With A Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier Tracy Chevalier is unusual in having taken a specific painting and created a construction round it. How does she build a convincing impression of the characters and their circumstances in this unusual household on Papists Corner in Delft between 1664-1676. Tracy Chevalier is unusual at having taken a painting, a Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer and assembled her story around it. Tracy Chevalier's construction is about a young girl, Griet....   [tags: English Literature]

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‘The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder

- ‘The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder An underlying message There is I believe a single quote from this book that encapsulates almost entirely its underlying message: "No one ever pats anyone on the back around here. If de Castro ever patted me on the back, I'd probably quit" Herein lies the soul, not a soul of silicon or of steel yet no less tangible. It is human soul that manifests itself through the endeavors of a team of computer designers working at the frontiers of human knowledge and engineering....   [tags: Book Report]

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A Portrait Of Duke Ellington By Tracy Frech

- A Portrait of Duke Ellington By Tracy Frech Duke Ellington is considered to be one of the greatest figures in the history of American music. Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was born in Washington D.C. on April 29, 1899. His parents were James Edward and Daisy Kennedy Ellington. They raised Duke as an only child, until his sister, Ruth, was born when Duke was sixteen years old. Duke, even as a teenager, had a great talent for music. In the beginning of his musical life, Duke began to take a promising interest in a new type of music that would later be called jazz....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Doing it: The Social Construction of S-E-X

- Since the dawn of man, sex has played a crucial role in society. Before they learned to read or write humans were engaging in sex and without it none of us would be here. In today’s society, sex has grown to become much more complicated. If I were to ask a group of people on the street what they believed sex was. I bet they would have a hard time answering. The question puzzling society today is how do we define sex. Can we define sex. These are questions raised in Tracy Steele’s article “Doing it: The Social Construction of S-E-X”....   [tags: Article Analysis, Tracy Steele]

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Characters in the Play, August: Osage County

- The play “August: Osage County” by Tracy Letts is undoubtedly rich in text. The characters have been developed in a very compelling manner. The way they have been presented criticizes the American society in this current age. The main characters in the play, the Weston family, have outstanding personalities. Besides being overly sensitive, the Weston family is for clever members. Their unity is coupled with destructive and supportive engagements. In this essay, I am going to focus on the character profiles of the main characters in the play....   [tags: analysis, tracy letts]

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Tracy Kidder’s Mountains Beyond Mountains

- Tracy Kidder’s Mountains Beyond Mountains “The only real nation is humanity” (Farmer 123). This quote represents a huge message that is received in, Tracy Kidder’s, Mountains Beyond Mountains. This book argues that universal healthcare is a right and not a privilege. Kidder’s book also shows the audience that every individual, no matter what the circumstances, is entitled to receive quality health care. In the book Kidder represents, Paul Farmer, a man who spends his entire life determined to improve the health care of impoverished areas around the world, namely Haiti, one of the poorest nations in the world....   [tags: Healthcare Argument, Haiti]

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Mountains Beyond Mountains, By Tracy Kidder, And Watching An Interview From Time Magazine On Paul Farmer

- After reading the book Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Tracy Kidder, and watching an interview from Time Magazine on Paul Farmer, viewers will recognize common themes that Paul Farmer conveys throughout the book and interview. The themes embraced throughout are bringing health care to impoverished nations, spreading awareness of new diseases, and not giving up on the nations or patients. As Paul Farmer pursues to bring health care to impoverished nations, he builds the health care systems, is able to provide services for ones living in poverty, and speaks about the improved health care system in Cuba....   [tags: Health care, Health economics, Medicine]

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The Past in Long Day’s Journey into Night and August: Osage County

- The past has a funny way of catching up with people. Sometimes, those individuals relish revisiting the olden days. For others, the past is something to be hidden away and never spoken of for fear of stirring up cruel memories and disturbing secrets. For the four members of the Tyrone family, the past is an escape, but also an inescapable prison. Each character in this play longs to return to a point in the past where they were happy, yet they are also haunted by their respective pasts. Some of the Westons of Osage County are also haunted by the events that transpired in the past....   [tags: Tracy Letts play analysis]

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The Human Resource Glossary

- -a compared analogy- Human resources have become the politically correct way of addressing Earth’s most valuable resource… the human being. There is a long history of attempts to achieve an understanding of human behavior at the work place. From the early 1890, academicians and practitioners developed theories and practices in order to explain and influence the behavior of employees at the work. The Human Resource Glossary by William R. Tracey defines Human Resources as: “The people that staff and operate an organization”....   [tags: William R. Tracy Book Review Analysis]

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Thirteen: The Age of Adolescence

- Thirteen: The Age of Adolescence Adolescence is the stage in life when you are no longer a child, but not yet an adult. There are many things that still need to be explored, learned and conquered. In the film Thirteen, the main character, Tracy Freeland, is just entering adolescence. While trying to conquer Erikson’s theory of Identity vs. Role confusion, Tracy is affected by many influences, including family and friends that hinder her development. Many concepts from what we have learned in class can be applied to this character from identity development, to depression, to adolescent sexuality and more....   [tags: the stage where you are no longer a child]

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Love Is Not Imppossible

- “It will NEVER happen between the two of us!” exclaimed Sandi. “You have to talk to him,” said Tracy. Sandi is a fourteen year old girl and is very shy. In her free time she likes to play X-box. Tracy is an outgoing girl and loves photography. They are really great friends and always talk with trust. Both of them think that Ben would never date Sandi. Ben was popular and good looking. Every girl wanted to date Ben, but Ben had not found the right girl. Sandi had a huge crush on Ben since seventh grade....   [tags: short story]

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Teenage Drug Addiction and Social Influence

- Teenage drug abuse is usually the outcome of children becoming adolescents, ages 13 to 19. Wanting to fit in and to be accepted amongst their peers is the main cause in the rising rates of teenage drug abuse and social influence. Between ages thirteen to nineteen children are more likely to become susceptible in making bad decisions because their bodies are going through so many different changes that they may not know how to deal with. The movie Thirteen, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, displays an excellent portrayal of the psychological construct of social influence and how children act when going through the adolescent stage by depicting how children cope with fitting into their new fou...   [tags: Drug Abuse, Teenagers, Thirteen]

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The Effects Of Alcohol And Tobacco On Drugs

- The term addiction can be interpreted in many ways, concering both illegal and legal substances. Not only can one become addicted to a substance, but also activities like gambling, shoplifting, and sex. Prior to considering addiction, one must first understand what constitutes a substance. Levinthal (2002) describes a drug as a chemical substance that changes the functioning of the body when ingested (4). Although illegal drugs may come to mind when hearing this definition, alcohol and tobacco fit under this criteria as well....   [tags: Drinking culture, Alcoholism, Addiction]

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An Individual With Mercy Killing By Robert Latimer

- It is a big question that most people often struggle with to decide when it is consider appropriate to assist an individual with mercy killing. In 1993, Robert Latimer a Saskatchewan farmer took the life of his twelve-year old daughter Tracy in an act of mercy killing. Latimer’s daughter suffered from the most dreadful form of cerebral palsy. She was severely disabled and had a mind of a four month old baby. Tracy was confined to a wheelchair and had endured multiple operations. She couldn’t walk, talk, or feed herself and she was in constant pain....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Murder, Suffering]

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An Effective Leader A Person

- After discussing all of these examples, I then asked Tracy what she feels she needs to be in order to effectively deal with these problems. She listed the following things: patient, detail-oriented, able to prioritize, good at problem-solving, organized, focused, and responsive. I then asked what she has learned from dealing with these challenges. She said she has learned that “not all employees are the same. I have seen that different employees will pose different problems, and even though my approach is the same, to talk to them after hours, the way I attack the problem once I get that far is always different because each person has something else going on.” She stated that to be an effect...   [tags: Problem solving, Leadership, Management]

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My Friendship With My Friend

- Human perception is fascinating, if you take into account the process of selection, organization, interpretation and negotiation is almost instant. It took me a while to figure out what relationship I wanted discuss, eventually the situation found me. For this journal entry, I will tell you about my friendship with my friend Tracy. Tracy, demands attention, she catches anyone’s eye and the kind of person everyone has an opinion about, she is captivating. A few months ago a bunch of coworkers (I was not there, but the results of the night and what happened are well known) went out for drinks, it resulted in a few people having too many drinks and starting talk smack about our bosses....   [tags: Mind, Psychology, Cognition, Understanding]

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Brief Synopsis : John Donlevy And His Wife

- When a troubled young boy learns he’s adopted, he seeks murderous revenge by going after the biological family that abandoned him. BRIEF SYNOPSIS: JOHN DONLEVY and his wife, LIN, are devastated that they have been unable to conceive a child. They finally turn to adoption and adopt young MITCHELL. Mitchell seems to be a perfectly normal boy. He’s musically talented. However, Mitchell has a fear of abandonment. Mitchell wins an essay contest about how much his family means to him. Mitchell considers them genuine....   [tags: Parent, Family, Adoption, Father]

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Hairspray: Taking Camp to the Next Level

- INTRODUCTION What could make a comedy film better. Combine it with a musical that will have you singing along with it. I have decided to look at the 2007 movie “Hairspray”. This is a light hearted film that is loved by all ages. While most see this movie as a comedy/musical the film can also add campy to its genre list. This movie address several different social issues while making the audience laugh and sing along with it. The main social issue at hand in this movie is that one of racism. This movie also touches on gender roles with John Travolta playing a woman, as well as being judged by personal appearances....   [tags: film analysis]

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The Ethical And Moral Dilemmas

- End-of-life decision making has become a widely held debate in regards to the ethical and moral dilemmas it presents in our society. With advancing technology within the medical field our natural lives have been greatly extended, prolonging our quality of life, or so it seems (Fisher, 2013). Although it may appear to only be a positive contribution to one’s everyday life, it often has a habit of extending and increasing the burdens for individuals who suffer towards the end of their lives (Fisher, 2013)....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Health care]

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Family Diversity Across The Life Cycle

- Family Assessment Family Diversity Across the Life Cycle Melanie Freeland is a single mother that has full custody of her children, Tracy Freeland and Mason Freeland. The family comes from a lower socioeconomic status and only receives financial support from Ms. Freeland’s in-home cosmetology job. There is little emotional and financial support shown from the children’s biological father, Travis Freeland. Ms. Freeland is the main provider for the children with the roles of financial provider and guardian....   [tags: Addiction, Drug addiction, Substance abuse, Family]

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Antigone, Hairspray, The Boy Without a Flag, and Letter From A Birmingham Jail

- Martin Luther King Jr. speaks of “the appalling silence of the good people” and how the silence of the “good people” encourages the current situation and their good intentions don’t press for change or social justice. In Antigone, Hairspray, “The Boy Without a Flag”, and “Letter From A Birmingham Jail”, examples of social injustice and racial segregation issues can be observed and the influence and actions of the silent bystanders. The silent but well intentioned people in each piece of literature has the opportunity to support change and influence others but they don’t out of fear....   [tags: D. Martin Luther King Jr.]

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A Man of Many Talents

- When people around the world see a portrait of a mysterious woman with dark hair and a slight smile they instantly think of the Mona Lisa. Leonardo da Vinci is best known for the structure of his artwork and the precise painting of the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper. His unique techniques in his artwork, such as sfumato, fresco and chiaroscuro defined his paintings as breathtaking and unforgettable. Compared to other Renaissance artists, this amazing artist from Vinci, Italy, was remarkably ahead of his time, filling his notebooks with scientific observations, ideas for inventions and sketches of anything that caught his attention....   [tags: Leonardo Da Vinci, Artist, Last Supper]

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Inclusion For Students With Disabilities

- Inclusion in schools has become a very popular topic in the last few years. There has been conversation on whether it is best to keep students with mental disabilities in their own separate classroom or wheatear they would benefit from being put in a normal education classroom. Inclusion has many pros and cons from different perspectives, for example students with disabilities, students without disabilities, teachers, and parents all have different perspectives on Inclusion. But how can one weigh these pros and cons in a way that they have a definite answer on Inclusion....   [tags: Education, Educational psychology, Teacher]

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Qualitative Study On Qualitative Research

- Qualitative Study Design Chart From a distinctive case study to an all-encompassing interview, the talent to analyze the nature of a phenomenon utilizing qualitative research designs is established upon in-depth analysis by the researcher (Bryman, 2006). Case studies, observations, interviews, and survey designs are the most frequently exploited approaches (Ukiwe, 2011). The objective of this research is to create a chart listing the various designs one may consider for a qualitative study along with the type of data collection....   [tags: Qualitative research, Scientific method]

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Euthanasia Essay : Euthanasia, The Process Of Intentionally Ending A Life For Relieve Pain And Suffering

- Euthanasia, the process of intentionally ending a life to relieve pain and suffering, is a conflicting subject. I myself still have a hard time coming up with a definitive outlook on it. The readings in Chapter 3 have given me tons of insight on the issue. I didn’t completely disagree with any of the readings but the one that resonates with me the least is John Hardwig’s “Is there a Duty to Die. For, one I can understand wanting to die to prevent pain and suffering, but I believe the choice should be up to you entirely....   [tags: Suffering, Death, Pain, Ayumi Hamasaki]

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`` Safe, A Feeling Of Protection From Or Not Exposed?

- “Safe” Safe is a feeling of protection from or not exposed to danger or risk. Safe, is how Tracy felt right before it happened. Tracy goes through considerable character development throughout the book. At first, Tracy would feel safe from her mother’s memory. That’s all she had of her… and that’s all that made her feel- safe. “She would tell me stories… if had trouble keeping at night, I remember that feel of the story –safe in the mouth- and I felt my mother in her pretty yellow dress… and her arms around me.” “Then I could relax and know I was fine.” (pg....   [tags: Rape, Sexual assault]

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American Beauty and Thirteen

- ... In both films, Evie and Angela are portrayed as sexually experienced. The type of lighting and camera effect used to show body features and movements is key to let the viewer experience the sexual vibe they let off in the present atmosphere. In American Beauty, Lester’s daughter Jane shows unusual sexual desires with her neighbor Ricky who is identified as a mysterious and creepy character. Sound plays a big role in the scenes that they are both present in because of Ricky’s unusual behavior....   [tags: identity, sexuality, cinematography, costume]

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Exploring Identity and Difference from the Scope of Normative Gender and Sexuality in American Beauty and Thirteen

- Today, it seems that everyday tasks are informed by dominant narratives of gender and sexuality. As a result, mundane activities can be understood as either succumbing to, or deviating from heteronormative expectations. The films Thirteen and American Beauty are not devoid these realities. I understand gendered expectations, here, through the scope of identity and difference. I posit that these films challenge normative understandings of gender and sexuality. Additionally, they raise important questions about identity in crisis and personal autonomy....   [tags: film analysis, cinematography]

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Kurt Cobain, Frontman Of Nirvana

- Kurt Cobain, frontman of Nirvana, pioneered a new generation of Rock and Roll. Creating what would eventually be known as “The Seattle Sound”, most people credit Kurt as being one of the founding fathers of the Grunge Rock movement, and the voice of a generation. However, Cobain’s life was not always as great as it was during his rise to fame. This would be realised when Kurt’s body was found in his Seattle home with a shotgun and suicide note. Considered a martyr, Kurt’s Life was an interesting one....   [tags: Kurt Cobain, Nirvana, Nevermind]

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Should Active Euthanasia Be Legalized?

- The morality of active euthanasia and whether or not it should be legalized is quite a controversial topic within the medical field that has long been debated by many philosophers. Active euthanasia is one of two forms of euthanasia, which is defined as the painless killing of a patient suffering a terminal illness that is considered incurable. Active euthanasia is when one actively brings about the death of a terminally ill patient through a specific act. This is in contrast to passive euthanasia, the other form of euthanasia, in which one merely ‘lets’ a terminally ill patient die by not doing the things necessary to keep the patient alive....   [tags: Death, Morality, Euthanasia, Disability rights]

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Measuring Success in Business: The Significance of Setting Goals

- How can a business judge success. How do employees know if their efforts are really making a difference, or are they just a warm body taking up space. By setting measurable goals a company will have a better idea of where they stand and employees will have a better understanding of how their contributions count. As the self-help author Brian Tracy (2001) said, “If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it’s moving you away from your goals.” Setting goals requires understanding where one is, where one wants to be, and a course on how to get there....   [tags: Implimentation, Feedback, Destination]

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Comparing The Coping Mechanisms People Use When A Loved One Dies Seemed

- Comparing and contrasting the coping mechanisms people use when a loved one dies seemed as if would be an impossible task. I then reflected on my life and what is possibly one of the most impactful moments of my life, the sudden and unexpected death of my alcoholic father at only 46 years old. I know there are as many coping mechanisms in the world as there are people but this essay is going to focus on my four siblings and myself. These five siblings are close in age, raised in the same house and all react so differently....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Sibling]

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Soil Permeability: How Much Water Certain Soils can Hold

- You may never think about the issues that could occur from a little factor such as soil permeability. Soil permeability is the amount of water or air the soil can take in. People who work in the agriculture field have to pay attention to this kind of issue when finding the right place to plant and grow their products. Soil Permeability can also play a role when making a baseball or football field. The soil has to be able to drain the water, so players can play after storms. Infiltration rates are how much water the soil can take up in an amount of time....   [tags: rocks, pores, floodings]

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Robert Latimer : A Severe Form Of Cerebral Palsy

- On October 24th 1993 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Robert Latimer was convicted of second degree murder for the intentional killing of his 12 year-old daughter, Tracy Latimer, who suffered a severe form of cerebral palsy since she was born. Tracy endured seizures five to six times a day, could not take pain medication because it would interfere with her epilepsy medication, and underwent painful surgeries throughout her life to stabilize her body weight and correct spinal abnormalities. Just weeks before her death, her doctors planned to surgically remove her hipbone, which had become dysfunctional as a result of a previous surgery and spinal complication, and would have taken at least a year...   [tags: Law, Supreme Court of the United States, Court]

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Visual Pleasure And Narrative Cinema By Laura Mulvey

- In Se7en, female characters are hardly displayed or played in a clearly constructed role that ideological society planned for them: supporting the man. In “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema”, Laura Mulvey states “Psychoanalytic theory is this appropriate here as a political weapon, demonstrating the way the unconscious of patriarchal society has structure film form” (837). By looking at the three looks associated with cinema: the camera, the audience, and the characters at each other she discuss the constructed gender roles within society’s ideology....   [tags: Sociology, Gender role, Laura Mulvey, John Doe]

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The Amazing Adventures Of Kavalier And Clay

- Many people live a life of mystery. Some can keep their secret well, while others will try to escape their reality and live a life of lies just to fit in. Michael Charbon uses escape as a major theme throughout his book “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay”. Charbon created multiple characters who face situations in which they need to escape to live a fulfilling life. One of Charbon’s main characters, Sammy Clay, moves his family from the city to the suburbs to escape his secret life, live the American dream, and provide affordable housing for his family....   [tags: Homosexuality, Gay, Suburb, Sexual orientation]

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Jimmy Santiago Bac A Closed Net Family

- Jimmy Santiago Baca was born into what seemed a closed net family. He had a mother and father along with siblings. From the outside world looking in, they seemed like the ideal family. The Baca 's even had extended family nearby to help with needs and to keep a close relationship with one another. Although Jimmy 's parents were together for many years, their family did not end up how Jimmy or the siblings wanted it to. A close net family is the first that babies and toddlers learn from. The family is who shows you the first words you learn to speak, how to take your first steps, your first everything....   [tags: Family, Mother, Love, Father]

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Stress Management, Life Balance, And Prioritization Strategies

- Stress Management, Life Balance, and Prioritization Strategies Maintaining stress management, life balance, and priorities are three positive strategies that should never go unrecognized. It is through the implementation of each of these strategies that individuals like myself will benefit most and live a more efficient, effective, and valuable lifestyle. After reflecting over the last four weeks of material there have been a variety of methods I would like to enact in my life in order to reach my personal goals and ultimately be successful....   [tags: Management, Personal life, Goal, Plan]

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Effects of Online Dating on Society

- Technology has become a huge part of everyday life in today’s society. Everywhere you look someone is using their smart phone, computer, or tablet. Technology has become a primary means of communication for most people. Why would meeting new people and dating be any different. A concept of meeting people without the face to face interaction is something that is more than appealing to a large group of people. While this concept is not new and has been around for years, it has had a dramatic increase over the past few years....   [tags: symbolic interactionism]

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Student Students And School Culture

- Education system revolves around three stakeholders namely teachers, students and school culture, which plays a significant role to obtain desirable outcomes in terms of academic and professional achievement, although the family background, cultural competence in the form of their beliefs, knowledge and skills also influence their achievement level. The current scenario of schools: The most powerful factor in creating a school culture conducive to learning is school discipline and a most influential factor is the student’s behaviour that defines their attitude to learning....   [tags: Education, Psychology, Culture]

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What is a Vision

- Introduction A vision is a statement that paints an idealized picture of what an organization wants to become. Jick (2002) offers a similar definition. He calls it, “an attempt to articulate what a desired future for a company would look like” (p. 142). Although many definitions for vision are similar, the effects visions have on organizations vary. For some the vision is an agent of change, for others it is a source of confusion. The difference lies in certain elements of the vision, and how the leader implements the vision throughout the organization....   [tags: Business, Constructing a Vision Statement]

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Changes in Jared in the Play Blackrock

- The author of the play/book ?Blackrock?, Nick Enright has written a very dramatic play towards today?s society. During the book he uses lots of techniques to make it relate to the audience, therefore making it more appealing to the readers. Friendship is also a major factor in the book, ?Blackrock?. Throughout this play, many different attitudes and values are brought up. It is very appealing towards my age bracket because of its relevancy. In the beginning, Jared is seen as a party animal and just one of the lads, this all starts to change after the incident the night of the partying Blackrock....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Harassment in the Workplace

- Tracy is a 43 year-old accomplished school teacher whose life was turned upside down. She had been teaching for 12 years and had received glowing references and many letters from the Dean congratulating her on her performance. Then, Tracy was transferred to a remote country school where, for the first time in her life, she experienced workplace bullying to the point where she became ill and could no longer face going to work. For six years Tracy put up with bullying. A colleague/superior told her that it wouldn’t matter if she was dead....   [tags: Workplace Harassment]

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Creative Writing: The Necklace

- Well, my story starts the same way that everyone else's does, creation. Only the way that I was created was probably a lot different to the way that you or anyone else was. I was created in a silversmith. Parts of me were dug out of the earth melted or cut and eventually all put together, in a way that someone wanted me. Therefore, unlike you, when I was created, people knew exactly what they were getting. I am also probably much older than you are and your parents, and maybe even your grandparents....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay]

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What Morality Is And What It Requires Of Us Is Moral Philosophy

- The study of what morality is and what it requires of us is moral philosophy, there are many theories. Throughout this chapter “What Is Morality?” it talks about handicapped children, including Baby Theresa, Jody and Mary, and Tracy Latimer. Baby Theresa had anencephaly, where the cerebrum and cerebellum are missing, but the brain stem is still there, she can still breathe and has a heartbeat. Then there were Jodie and Mary, twins that join together at the lower abdomen, their spines joined, and they only had one heart and one pair of lungs between the two of them....   [tags: Human, KILL, Robert Latimer]

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Analyze an Action Plan to Avoid Negligence & Risk of Malpractice

- The 6 characteristics of direct clinical care as presented by Mary Fran Tracy are:” Use of a holistic perspective, formation of therapeutic partnerships with patients, expert clinical performance, use of reflective practices, use of evidence as a guide to practice and use of diverse approaches to health and illness management.1According to Mary Ann Lewis (2014)“Advanced practice nursing is broadly defined as nursing interventions that influence health care outcomes, including the direct care of individual patients, management of care for individuals and populations, administration of nursing and health care organizations, and the development and implementation of health policy.”1 Medicine di...   [tags: clinical care, nursing, apn, nurses]

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The Pain on Children of Losing Both of their Parents

- Imagine the thought of losing everything you have at such a young age, and having to do everything on your own without any help. The thought of losing one’s parents and being put through foster care is a child’s worst nightmare. In the book “Grief Girl” a teenage girl has to endure the pain of losing both of her parents and help take care of her younger brother. Losing a parent is not the only issue children have to deal with, but it is one that is so heartbreaking and overlooked at times. Children can become depressed, suicidal and even lose their appetite, making them become anorexic....   [tags: foster care, orphan, parent loss]

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The Pacific Oil Case: Conflict Management and Negotiation

- Pacific Oil Case Conflict Management and Negotiation Paul Gaudin and Jean Fontaine negotiated a favorable contract for Pacific Oil Company in 1982 with Reliant Chemical Company. Gaudin and Fontaine prepared well for this negotiation, but they assumed it that negotiations would be quick and easy. Gaudin and Fontaine believed that even with the current and future market condition, a positive outcome could be obtained by offering the best service possible and having an established positive relationship....   [tags: business analysis]

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Chronic Illness and Patient-doctor Communication: Annotated Bibliography

- Cerimagic, S. (2013). Cross-cultural effects on cancer patient-doctor communication. European Journal of Business and Social Sciences, 1 (12), 192-200. In this qualitative research, Cerimagic aims at determining whether a patient’s culture, language, and race affect the quality of the patient-doctor relationship and communication. The researcher used a secondary analysis methodology in order to conduct a systematic review of existing literature and past research findings. Thease recent and past researches produced the complications that resulted from cultural differences and its effects on health care provider-patient communication and relationships....   [tags: Annotated Bibliography]

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Why People don’t Understand Contemporary Art?

- When I was reviewing the Witches and Wicked Bodies exhibition, I came across a review online which expressed the opinion that the quality of the artworks decreased with the display of the 20th century works. It is not clear whether the author disliked only those particular works or modern art in general, but opinions like this, scolding the contemporary and praising the art of the past centuries are extremely common. It is easier to review works of artists like Durer or Waterhouse because the visual language is simpler: the witch ugly or beautiful has a physical form of a human and that form is rendered accurately....   [tags: art world, modern art, contemporary art]

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Should The Drinking Age be 18?

- The legal drinking age in the United States is twenty-one. There are only a handful of countries that have the same high drinking age limit. In fact, some countries have absolutely no limit on the age of when a person can legally drink alcohol. Many groups are very vocal about their desire to see the legal drinking age reduced. Part of their argument stems from the fact that in most areas of life a person is accepted as an adult at the age of eighteen. They can vote, engage in military service and in most cases get married....   [tags: young adults and alcohol]

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The Police Killing Of Michael Brown

- Michael Brown The police killing of Michael Brown caused multiple violent riots and protest in the Ferguson area. The hands up don’t shoot movement was due to the lack of trust between African Americans and law enforcement. The protesters claim that Michael Brown had his hands up to the police and they ended up shooting and killing him. Forensics prove that to be completely wrong (Capehart, 2015) Michael Brown had a gun, and made a move towards to officers potentially threatening their lives. Earlier on in the day Michael Brown robbed a liquor store for blunt wraps....   [tags: Police brutality, Police, Police officer]

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Billing Vs. Pearson 's Opening Statement

- Billing vs. Pearson Opening Statement: Good Afternoon ladies, gentlemen and honorable judge Elliot. Today I am here to prove that Ms. Pearson is guilty of bullying and causing emotional distress to my client Alex Billings. Ms. Pearson and my client were both enrolled at King High School and met each other at freshman orientation. Upon attending this orientation a quick friendship had begun between Ms. Billings and Ms. Pearson. There at orientation they exchanged phone numbers and even MyFace account names....   [tags: High school, Mobile phone, College, Middle school]

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Substance Abuse Effects on Children

- For the purpose of this particular class assignment and with funding not being an issue, this paper will seek to create a treatment/prevention program for those who have been affected by the effects of substance abuse/addiction. Additionally, it will seek to describe a comprehensive model for treating this population. The mission would be to eliminate the devastating impact of substance abuse on those affected: chemically dependent individuals, those with a history of substance abuse/misuse, families/children and communities....   [tags: Drug Addiction Essays]

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Bioluminescence in Deep Sea Creatures

- Science Bioluminescence in Deep Sea Creatures Did you know that ninety percent of deep sea dwellers are able to give off light straight from their bodies. The light emission from a living organism in the ocean is known as bioluminescence. As a human race we need to dig deeper into the study of these creatures in hopes of fully understanding what bioluminescence is, why is it being used, and how can it help us. Bioluminescence is a mixture of chemicals inside a living thing that glows and generally lives in the twilight zone of the ocean....   [tags: light emission, living organism, ocean]

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The Importance of Effective Management

- Managing Yourself Introduction The purpose of this report is to look into and evaluate the importance of effective time management and the causes of stress in the workplace and how they affect the Procurement Department’s ability to deliver its objectives. Time management is the process by which individuals consciously or subconsciously allocate time to the various activities they carry out both in the workplace and at home. Strengths and weaknesses of time management Effective time management is necessary because according to Tracy - ‘new tasks keep rolling in’ and ‘you will always be behind in some of your tasks, probably many of them’ (Tracy 2001)....   [tags: planning, scheduling, reminders]

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Is Addiction A Brain Disease?

- Is Addiction a Brain Disease. There is a debate as to whether addiction a brain disease or not. There are many different types of addictions, substance abuse and gambling being two. The major debate that arises most is that addiction is a voluntary activity, yet it turns into a compulsory involuntary behavior. However, most medical circles believe that addiction is a brain disease and even implies that this is based on genetics. And there are many methods that this is treated. In some cases, such as in the criminal justice system, addiction is treated with pharmaceutical medications....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Heroin, Psychology]

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Critical Thinking in Kansas Schools

- Critical Thinking in Kansas Schools Tracy and John were casually chatting shortly after their annual meeting about the high school curriculum had drawn to a close. Both were intrigued by some of the proposed changes they had discussed with their fellow school administrators. They were especially interested in a notion that was sweeping the university scene – critical thinking. While both agreed that orienting the class structure to include a greater focus on thinking skills would enhance education as a whole, John questioned the reality of the situation....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]

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American Poets: Langston Hughes

- Langston Hughes was the most prominent social activist and an American Poet. He was also a famous playwright, novelist and a columnist. He was born in February1 1902 in Joplin, Missouri (Hughes 210). His father was called James Hughes and her mother was Carrie. It is said that when Langston was born his parent separated and his father decided to move to Mexico.  He graduated from high school in the year 1992 and spent the following year with his dad in Mexico (Hughes 210). He first enrolled himself to the University of Columbia; however, he left after a period of year to travel and he was able to work in various jobs around New York....   [tags: biography, poor up raising, blacks]

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Dehumanization And The Fittest

- Based on the Oxford definition, dehumanization means to deprive of human character or attributes. ("dehumanize, v." OED Online. Oxford University Press, September 2016. Web. 30 November 2016.) Many of the people have brutalized their connections with humanity and in the world where “survival of the fittest” is the only way to survive, morality does not exist anymore Not only is the world consumed by violence but it also lacks a strong government and many of the social norms are disregarded. The last hope of humanity is left in the communities within the walls, however it is not long before the walls are destroyed by impassive savages....   [tags: Slavery, Slavery in the United States, 2016]

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Euthanasi Euthanasia And Euthanasia

- According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, Euthanasia is an adjective that is defined as the act of practice of killing or permitting the death of hopelessly sick or injured individuals in a relatively painless way for reasons of mercy. Euthanasia is a topic that many people see differently, depending on others thoughts and beliefs they may see things differently, this can be outlined in the different types of euthanasia, how society views types of euthanasia in general and my views and the contrary of examples where euthanasia is questioned....   [tags: Euthanasia, Medical ethics, Voluntary euthanasia]

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Tourette Syndrome

- “Imagine having poison ivy all over you body, for twenty years and constantly being told not to scratch. You can resist for a while, but eventually you give in” (Marlene Targ Brill 18). Tourette syndrome can be compared to poison ivy in some aspects. Individuals with Tourette syndrome have been suffering with tics and tantrums for hundreds of years, but today there are treatments that can help control the symptoms of Tourettes, allowing sufferers to live a normal life. The history of Tourette syndrome is very interesting....   [tags: Health, Informative, Disease]

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Euthanasia And The Robert Latimer Case

- Euthanasia and the Robert Latimer Case Euthanasia is undoubtedly an issue that plagues the minds of those living with children or adults who are severely disabled. Rarely is one found to have a ‘ neutral' outlook upon it; that is, a side must be chosen, for or against. It is too delicate a topic to be ‘in the middle' about. Over the years, cases involving euthanasia have caused massive controversies as to whether or not it is feasible to take the life of another human being in order to ‘put them out of their misery'....   [tags: Free Euthanasia Essay]

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The Odyssey - Comparing The Ro

- Odyssey vs. Rustling Rhapsody Comparison of the Role of Women 'A woman is very unpredictable. She is romantic, sensitive and caring; however, underneath she is convoluted, deceptive and dangerous.'; -Erin Perrizn (1963 -) One would automatically assume that the female character in a heroic story takes the preconceived role of an object at the disposal of the male protagonist. The female character in a heroic story holds the stereotype that she is obtuse, and will repeatedly flock to the most handsome man....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder

- Fear and Anxiety are essential functions that occur in the brain that allow people to respond to stimuli appropriately. These feelings as normal as they are can cause problems and in 3.1 percent of adult Americans approximately 6.8 million people it does cause problems (“Generalized anxiety disorder”, 2014). A problem can arise when people have too much fear and anxiety; a problem is evident when it interferes with their life and their ability to do things. This is known as general anxiety disorder (GAD)....   [tags: Abnormal Psychology]

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Parental Involvement in School Systems

- Parental Involvement in School Systems Parental involvement in school systems is a vital part to the success of many different types of people’s success. Therefore the purpose of this research paper is to investigate the importance of parental involvement in elementary, middle, and high schools, as well as the influence this has on the migrant students. Although, there are many conflicts that occur while trying to get the parents involved in the school systems. This all leads to increased academic success, and proves that it is the best way to go in most cases....   [tags: essays papers]

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Families in Strange Fruit

- Families in Strange Fruit The family plays an integral role in perpetuating racial traditions in Maxwell. Heads of black families took it upon themselves to teach their offspring how to properly behave amongst white people. This entailed lessons in utter submission and complete subservience. White families also educated their kin about their superior role in society. "That's one of the Anderson niggers. Been to college. Yeah. Whole family been to college. All right niggers though, even if they have....   [tags: Papers]

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Decriminalizing Euthanasia

- In society today humans condone several things such as war and self-defence. Despite the acceptance of both acts euthanasia is still both illegal and prohibited in Canada today. Euthanasia is the intentional murder of individuals who are suffering from an illness, and often euthanasia is a personal choice chosen by the one who is ill (Medina, 13). Firstly, euthanasia is an act committed out of love and compassion. Secondly, euthanasia is typically a personal choice that should not be denied. Lastly, doctor assisted euthanasia is not vulgar, but honourable and appropriate....   [tags: Ethical Issues, Unthinkable Pain, Misery]

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30 Rock

- The typical episode of the critically acclaimed, indie-darling, sitcom 30 Rock focuses on the lives of the writers, producers, executives and love interests of those involved in the production of a fictional sketch comedy television show called TGS with Tracy Jordan. 30 Rock is widely known as a show that deals with race, gender and class issues from multiple, humorous perspectives. Yet watching Season Five, Episode Twenty, a viewer could grow uncomfortable at the racial generalizations. The episode is entitled “Queen of Jordan” and is intended to parody the Real Housewives franchise of reality television....   [tags: stereotypes, parody, comedy, reality television]

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Hairspray

- I attended the Broadway show entitled "Hairspray." The show was performed at Neil Simon Theatre in New York City. The setting of the play took place in Baltimore in 1962. At the beginning of the play, we are led to believe that the main idea is about a teenage girl who is struggling to become popular and famous. The main character Tracy Turnblad, who is played by Shannon Durig, is a young, overweight, teenage girl. As every other teenage girl in the play, Tracy is obsessed with a show called Corny Collin's....   [tags: Performance Arts]

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The P 's Of Marketing : Product, Price, Place, People, Promotion, And Positioning

- When doing an event we need to make sure we implement the six P’s of marketing which are: Product, price, place, people, promotion and positioning. When these are use together they can make your event successful. However, if we were to omit any of one of them something would be missing; thus, the event may go good it wouldn’t be great. I will talk about each one of the P’s, why it is important and how it helps the other p’s in making for success. The first P is product. You must have a great product this is something you offer; a service, a product or even people....   [tags: Marketing, Need, Want, Social media]

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Deaf Like Me by Thomas S. Spradley and James P. Spradley

- Have you ever felt like there was nothing that you can do for your child. In the book, Deaf Like Me, by Thomas S. Spradley and James P. Spradley, I can the journey that Lynn’s parents had to take to get her help. This book was excellent I really liked the way that they described the ways that they tried to help Lynn to understand the world around her. In this book, I also saw how a mother and father will do anything for their child so that they can understand all that is around them. This book, is also a great asset to any family that might be unexpectedly thrown into a situation that they do not expect such as a deaf child....   [tags: lynn, louis, deafness]

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Deaf Like Me by Thomas S. Spradley and James P. Spradley

- Have you ever felt like there was nothing that you can do for your child. In this book, Deaf Like Me, by Thomas S. Spradley and James P. Spradley, I can see the journey that Lynn’s parents took to get her help. (Spradley & Spradley, 1978). This book was an excellent read. I really liked the way that they described the ways they tried to help Lynn to understand the world around her. The book, is a great asset for any family that might be unexpectedly put into a situation that they know nothing about such as a deaf child....   [tags: sign language, native language]

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